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  • SIS20115 / SIS30315

Certificate II in Sport and Recreation / Certificate III in Fitness

Dual award
At a glance

At a glance

Start working towards your career in fitness while you're still in high school with this entry-level dual qualification offered through our TAFE at School program.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Aqua Exercise Instructor
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Gymnasium Instructor
  • Customer Service Assistant (Sport and Recreation)
  • Community Activities Assistant
COURSE OUTCOME

SIS20115 / SIS30315 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation / Certificate III in Fitness

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Course overview

Course overview

Establish yourself in fitness before you graduate from high school with this entry-level dual qualification. You'll be equipped with a broad range of knowledge needed to work as a fitness or exercise instructor.

The sport and recreation industry is forecast to continue its already impressive growth with more than 50,000 jobs set to become available over the next five years. Our teaching team have many years of industry experience and knowledge that will help you achieve your goals within the fitness industry. You'll have access to professional operating gyms with up-to-date equipment that will give you the edge and experience that employers want.

You will learn the basic knowledge needed to succeed in areas like fitness program instruction, provision of healthy eating information, and introduction of exercise for older clients. You may also have a chance to specialise in areas like aqua or group exercise instruction.

Successful completion of this dual qualification will count toward your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). It will also allow you to seek employment as a qualified exercise instructor, or in outdoor recreation centres.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 12 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME Unit information
BSBWOR202
Organise and complete daily work activities
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
HLTWHS001
Participate in workplace health and safety
SISFFIT001
Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT002
Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
SISFFIT003
Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT004
Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT005
Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT014
Instruct exercise to older clients
SISXCAI002
Assist with activity sessions
SISXCCS001
Provide quality service
SISXEMR001
Respond to emergency situations
SISXFAC001
Maintain equipment for activities
SISXIND001
Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments
SISXIND002
Maintain sport, fitness and recreation industry knowledge

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME Unit information
BSBRSK401
Identify risk and apply risk management processes
BSBWOR202
Organise and complete daily work activities
SISFFIT006
Conduct fitness appraisals
SISFFIT007
Instruct group exercise sessions
SISXCAI001
Provide equipment for activities
SISXFAC002
Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

You must be in your senior years of high school as well as meet the following criteria:

  • program selection must reflect your SET Plan options
  • academic achievement should support your selection - a pass in Year 10 Maths and English is highly recommended (if you do not have a pass achievement you will require a support plan from the school explaining how they will support you to successfully complete the program)
  • you must be enrolled, have regular attendance and remain in school for the duration of the program.

International Students

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12
  • Students must hold a current First Aid and CPR Certificate and successfully complete 8 pre-requisite units included in the Certificate III in Fitness prior to commencing Certificate IV in Fitness

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.  For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You are also required to bring your own sports clothing and sports shoes, a gym towel and water bottle.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland